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Eating Healthy: For The Rich?

Eating Healthy: For The Rich?

A healthy diet is expensive and could make it difficult for Americans to meet new U.S. nutritional guidelines, according to a study published Thursday that says the government should do more to help consumers eat healthier. An update of what ...

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Food Companies Find Way Around Junk Food Ad Ban

Companies that have pledged not to market unhealthy food and beverages directly to children may be turning to product placement on television shows instead of traditional ads to target youngsters, a new study showed. This type of disguised advertising, including ...

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Do Frozen Meals Free Us Or Turn Us Into Barbarians?

Do Frozen Meals Free Us Or Turn Us Into Barbarians?

TV dinners have evolved. These days, they’re no longer embarrassing, just for kids, or synonymous with loneliness or junk food … or TV. Or with incompetence, sloth, or child abuse. When TV dinners first entered American supermarkets in the mid-1950s, ...

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7 Coffee Myths

7 Coffee Myths

I really love the whole experience of making coffee: the aroma of a freshly brewed pot wafting through my house, the smell of it as I raise a cup to my lips, the warmth of it filling my body and ...

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Happy Meals To Include Less Fries, More Fruit

We all know what’s always included in a McDonald’s Happy Meal: a burger or chicken nuggets, french fries, a toy, a soft drink. And fruit? McDonald’s announced today (June 26) that it will automatically include both produce AND french fries ...

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Study Finds Sugar Doesn’t Melt

Study Finds Sugar Doesn’t Melt

Melting sugar for candy always feels like a vaguely arcane process. You put the raw white sugar in a pan, turn up the heat, and wait for something to happen. Sometimes it goes fast, sometimes it takes forever. There are ...

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To Salt Or Not To Salt?

To Salt Or Not To Salt?

Scientists have been debating sodium intake’s relation to health for decades. One study says salt reduction is the key to hypertension reduction; another says salt only harms African-Americans, the elderly and the obese. One recent study said that focusing on ...

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Chipotle Reveals Big Plans

Chipotle Reveals Big Plans

Chipotle currently only offers breakfast in one of its outlets, in the Dulles International Airport. Customers have said fantastic things about the offerings; one enthusiastic blogger called the Dulles Chipotle’s breakfast burrito “one of the best Chipotle burritos [he’s] ever ...

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